Ajmal Shahzad ran through Worcestershire's top order

Sussex v Worcestershire, Hove, 4th day

Comeback kid Shahzad blows away Worcs

Ajmal Shahzad claimed his best first-class figures and what was, remarkably, only the fourth five-for of his career as Sussex rounded up Worcestershire on the final day

Tim Wigmore at Hove

Sachithra Senanayake in action for Worcestershire

Sussex v Worcestershire, Hove, 3rd day

Worcestershire favourites after Kervezee's surprise

The spectre of Saeed Ajmal loomed over Worcestershire's return to Division One. Last year Essex coach Paul Grayson said that if umpires had been "brave" enough to call Ajmal for an illegal action Worcestershire would not have been promoted.

Richard Oliver led Worcestershire's innings with a century

Sussex v Worcestershire, Hove, 2nd day

Oliver, Kervezee give Worcs edge

Richard Oliver's second first-class hundred and aggressive half-centuries from Alexei Kervezee and Gareth Andrew led an impressive Worcestershire response on the second day against Sussex

Jack Brooks tore into Worcestershire removing both openers cheaply

Worcestershire v Yorkshire, New Road, 3rd day

Brooks and Patterson set up three-day win

Having conceded a first-innings lead of four runs and handicapped by the absence of Ryan Sidebottom with a calf injury, Yorkshire's seamers performed as well as ever they did in their title-winning summer

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Groundstaff battle the floods at New Road

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Worcs announce fifth successive profit

Worcestershire have recorded a post-tax profit for the fifth year in a row. The club announced a surplus of £58,772 for 2014